Oxford Police Officer Kevin Parker was recently named as OPD’s Office of the Year during a ceremony where several officers were honored for a variety of accomplishments, including Supervisor of the Year, Jeff McCutchen, who was promoted to major of operations Tuesday. (April 16, 2014, Page 1, 7)
Safety of workers, drivers a priority near construction on Highway 6. (March 14, 2014, Page 1A)
Police officers are ticketing, and sometimes towing, cars parking facing the wrong direction or along yellow curbs. (February 14, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford Police Department is adopting Highways 6 and 7 as part of MDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program. (February 7, 2014, Page 2B)
With winter here, deer are move active and on the move.
Oxford police officers made six arrests for DUI on New Year’s Eve. There were no fatal wrecks locally and across the state on Mississippi’s highways, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Some Oxford police officers may soon get to take their patrol cars home with them after their shift ends in an effort to increase the life of patrol vehicles and deter crimes in neighborhoods. (November 21, 2013, Page 1, 2)
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at about 6 this morning in the South Oaks subdivision. Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her 12-year-old son were found dead. They had both been shot. Gary is the principal at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley. Check The EAGLE for updates. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)
Bettye M. Butler writes to suggest using the vacant building at the corner of South Lamar and University Avenue as a museum about the history of the Oxford Square, while Linda Windham writes to thank the mayor and police chief for having more officers out on the streets during Halloween trick-or-treating. (November 6, 2013, Page 4)
Local police were kept busy during the weekend between traffic and arrests but overall, officials say things ran much smoother for the LSU game than last week’s Texas A&M game.